As wildfires grow, poor, elderly disproportionately affected

BY: - October 5, 2023

This article was first published by the Oregon Capital Chronicle. People who are poor, older, suffer from disabilities or have unstable housing face a disproportionate threat from wildfires, a new study found. The research, published in the journal Science Advances, looked at areas hit by wildfires between 2000 and 2021. It found that nearly a half […]